• Best of People Search and Company Search Engines

    Today’s commodity is data. Everyone is selling a specialized database in their particular arena. Our job as investigators is to find that database; doing so will greatly enhance our skills and give us the edge to set us apart from the rest.
  • Using Sayari Graph for Investigations

    This article examines the use of Sayari for intelligence analysts and corporate risk management professionals to collect, extract, and analyze data across borders and languages. Sayari can be used for due diligence to reduce risk or to enter a new market, to meet compliance or regulatory requirements, or to prevent fraud, financial crimes, and corruption.
  • DNA: The New Open Source

    This article examines how the growing trend of DNA testing can help the investigator, but also may be a damaging unwanted intrusion on personal privacy. We discuss how to protect yourself and how to remove any DNA you have left behind.
  • TikTok: An OSINT Tool of Today's Youth

    This article examines the quickly growing Chinese app and how from an open source intelligence perspective, this novelty app provides researchers and investigators with a plethora of knowledge and useful information.
  • What the APP?! Top Social Media APPS and the Lowdown on What Info They Collect

    Starting a new health and fitness routine? Need to get to the library, but your car is in the shop? Has your 12-year-old son been grounded from receiving photos from his friends on his smartphone but appears unaffected by it? Booking a trip to Bermuda? Or, are you stepping out of your single’s lifestyle and looking for love?

    All of these questions have one thing in common that a mere 10 years ago did not exist: There’s an app for that!

    This Hg FactSheet gives you a foundational understanding of what these APPS collect, better preparing you to protect yourself.
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  • Online due diligence investigations examine the backgrounds of corporate entities and the principals who manage them. Regardless of your investigative ability, learning the critical thinking tactics to research and conduct due diligence analyses will enable you to arm your clients with the intelligence they need to make proactive decisions in life and business. This class will explore the databases, Web sites, and Internet resources required to locate difficult information on companies, their assets, and the people that run them.
  • Social media platforms are an important aspect of any online investigation. This advanced class is for you, if you hold the skills to conduct cursory searches but want to be on top of your game with the latest search tools for locating and uncovering social media users and their online content.
  • The ability to uncover information on the Internet is the primary skill of an online investigator. The go-to resource for many is Google, yet not everyone knows how to utilize its full potential. This class expands your general knowledge of the search engine, making difficult searches more effective.

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